Metro Goes Retro in Latest Disaster

(Washington, DC — January 19, 2015) – Senior managers for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) – commonly known as Metro – uncorked the champagne this morning and drank a toast to success. The reason? No passenger deaths in the past week. The story was not the same last Monday, when “an electrical arcing…

The Politics of Ebola

(Washington, DC) – When FLATLINEgov first reported on the African Ebola outbreak on August 6, there had been 1,700 cases reported, 900 of whom died. America’s public health officials assured average, ordinary, everyday Americans that they had nothing to fear from Ebola. Two months later, average, ordinary, everyday Americans can see just how wrong the…

The Price is Right for Boehner v. Obama

(Washington, DC) – On July 30, the House of Representatives voted to sue President Obama (D-IL/Kenya). Today, taxpayers found out just how much the unnecessary lawsuit will cost them. The House, led by Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), insists the lawsuit is necessary because Obama has overstepped his authority granted by the Constitution. Republicans are angry…